Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH

A professional registered nurse who, under the supervision of the Infection Control Manager, assists with functions required developing and implementing an effective Infection Control Program.

Minimum Qualifications
Degree: Bachelor's, B.S. Nursing
License/Certification: Current valid Texas RN nursing license, Basic CDC or APIC Infection Control Training

Work Experience: Two (2) years clinical experience; Two (2) years infection control experience preferred

Management Experience: Two (2) years management experience preferred

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
Writing/Composing, Correspondence, Reports

Proficiencies: CRT, P.C. Typing

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, CRT, Mathematics, Medical Terminology, P.C., Statistical [Preferred]

Work Schedule: Flexible, Weekdays,Travel, On Call, Eligible for Telecommute
*(May require extended hours in addition to weekend/holidays for special projects/ extenuating circumstances).

Other Requirements: Ability to collect, compile and interpret data. Self-organizational skills, requires minimal supervision. Basic knowledge of Infection Control Procedures. Familiar with Quality Improvement/Utilization Management functions and external regulatory agency requirement. Basic knowledge of Microsoft functions.

Equipment Operated: PC, Photocopier, fax/modem and printer

Application Instructions

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